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Christina Oesterheld

sobriety and restraint preached by the reformers and a last resort for feeling and practicing romantic love when the courtesan’s soiree was no longer available to respectable middle-class men. Print culture and the gramophone took the place of the courtesan

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“Till I Have Done All That I Can”

An Auxiliary Nurse’s Memories of World War I

Michelle Moravec

even more valued by the “nonprofessional women” of Clarke’s class, who were invited “to do a patriotic and humane service” equal in importance to serving in the military. 41 This framing was aided by a transformation of child welfare from a benevolent

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Carl Strikwerda

argued that their country’s increasing dependence on trade and industry required a navy like Britain’s. As General Friedrich von Bernhardi claimed in 1912, “The livelihood of our working classes directly depends on the maintenance and expansion of our

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“Such a Poor Finish”

Illegitimacy, Murder, and War Veterans in England, 1918-1923

Ginger S. Frost

this was not always possible in the working classes, and the war disrupted these expectations even more. The HO’s attitude toward Pole was also instructive. Pole’s exemplary war record and strong motive for the crime helped him secure release in the

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Pueri Sunt Pueri

Machismo, Chivalry, and the Aggressive Pastimes of the Medieval Male Youth

Sean McGlynn

within the shadows of human anger—a revelatory instance of the imaginative slippage between the human and the animal, especially between the lower classes and the uncontrollable beast.” 12 One might consider that the pastimes of peasant male youths, so

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Democratic Procedures Are Not Inherently Democratic

A Critical Analysis of John Keane's The New Despotism (Harvard University Press, 2020)

Gergana Dimova

, small-business owners enjoy the chance to benefit from their profits and to feel vested in the economy. Importantly, the system ensures that the middle classes possess a small but tangible degree of material comforts, such as annual vacations and trips

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From Villainous Letch and Sinful Outcast, to “Especially Beloved of God”

Complicating the Medieval Leper through Gender and Social Status

Christina Welch and Rohan Brown

of perceptions of the contagion. Typically a lower-class church official who “brought people before the ecclesiastical court for acts such as illicit intercourse,” 9 as Walter Curry notes, “Chaucer’s Summoner is dangerously ill, suffering from a

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The Complexity of History

Russia and Steven Pinker’s Thesis

Nancy Shields Kollmann

Muslims. But, as a rule, the state restrained forcible conversion precisely to maintain stable governance and taxation across the empire. 9 Since Russia was an autocracy with no representative institutions or enfranchised social classes to provide leverage

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The Will of the People?

Carl Schmitt and Jean-Jacques Rousseau on a Key Question in Democratic Theory

Samuel Salzborn

say: “In a democracy, whoever governs does so not because he possesses the properties of a qualitatively better upper class opposed to an inferior lower class.” Nonetheless, practicalities could “reasonably prompt the people to entrust comrades

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Eugenia Gay, Philipp Nielsen, Emanuel Richter, and Gregor Feindt

socialism. The author, in contrast, argues for Poststalinism as a period of thorough revision of Stalinist epistemology, that is, historical and economic determinism and class conflict, and the establishment of a processual utopia within the collective of